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The Pirate Movie (1982)
 5.4
 4K
The Pirate Movie (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A comedy/musical utilizing both new songs and parodies from the original (Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance), as well as references to popular films of the time, including Star Wars and Raiders of the Lost Ark. In your typical boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy fights girl with swords plot, the story revolves around Mabel ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, semi serious, cult film, light, romantic, affectionate, satirical, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: pirate, ship, heroes, fall in love, time travel, romance, adventure, family, treasure hunt, ocean, forbidden love, ocean or sea, battles, kidnapping, love and romance, adventurer, cruise, young lovers, imaginary, escapades, strong female presence, rescue, silly humor, swashbuckler, happy ending ...
Time: 80s, 19th century, 20th century, victorian era
Place: australia

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Most similar movies to The Pirate Movie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, cult film and unusual plot structure films with plots about adventure, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, destiny, storytelling and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Romance genres. Some movies like The Pirate Movie: The Pirates of Penzance (1983), The Jewel of the Nile (1985), Cutthroat Island (1995), Muppet Treasure Island (1996), Popeye (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Pirates of Penzance (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In spite of being apprenticed to a Pirate King as a child, Frederic has led a very sheltered life. So when he arrives in Penzance with his boisterous shipmates, there are a few surprises in store for him! It all ends happily, but not before ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, talky, lyrical ...
Plot: pirate, opera, ocean or sea, friends, adventure, leadership, heroes, escapades, love and romance, romance, mute or deaf, ocean ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: cornwall, australia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Jewel of the Nile (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Joan Wilder is thrust back into a world of murder, chases, foreign intrigue... and love. This time out she's duped by a duplicitous Arab dignitary who brings her to the Middle East, ostensibly to write a book about his life. Of course he's ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, family outing, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, couple relations, love and romance, happy ending, novelist, escapades, archaeologist, writer's life, lifestyle, woman in danger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, middle east, egypt, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Cutthroat Island (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Morgan Adams and her slave, William Shaw, are on a quest to recover the three portions of a treasure map. Unfortunately, the final portion is held by her murderous uncle, Dawg. Her crew is skeptical of her leadership abilities, so she must complete ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, breathtaking, humorous, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pirate, adventure, pirate ship, island, betrayal, ship, ocean or sea, adventurer, battles, treasure hunt, sword fight, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After telling the story of Flint's last journey to young Jim Hawkins, Billy Bones has a heart attack and dies just as Jim and his friends are attacked by pirates. The gang escapes into the town where they hire out a boat and crew to find the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, not serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: puppet, treasure hunt, island, young heroes, treasure, pirate, adventure, puppets, family, ocean, map, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 5.3
 30K
Popeye (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who's searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl household, where he meets Olive. Before he can win her heart, he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disney, rescue, kidnapping, family relations, family, sailor, love and romance, love triangle, eccentric family, adventure, escapades, babies and infants ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.8
 1K
Brenda Starr (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mike is a struggling artist who draws the 'Brenda Starr' strip for the papers. When Brenda comes to life in the strip and sees how unappreciated she is by Mike, she leaves the strip. To get her back, and keep his job, Mike draws himself ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, entertaining, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, romance, adventurer, journalism, rivalry, fall in love, spy, mysterious stranger, rescue, falling in love, reporter, mad scientist ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.1
 8K
Pirates (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Tunisia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captain Red runs a hardy pirate ship with the able assistance of Frog, a dashing young French sailor. One day Capt. Red is captured and taken aboard a Spanish galleon, but thanks to his inventiveness, he raises the crew to mutiny, takes over the ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: pirate, ship, sea, pirate ship, treasure hunt, rebelliousness, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, kidnapping, legends and myths, dishonesty, escapades ...
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 68K
Peter Pan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fairy, fantasy world, childhood, imaginary kingdom, first love, adventure, imaginary, pirate, captain, mermaid, young heroes, heroes ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Carry on Jack (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tenth entry in the Carry On series. Able seaman Poop-Decker (Bernard Cribbins) signs up for adventure on the high seas with the wicked Captain Fearless (Kenneth Williams). Those swabbing the decks include Juliet Mills, Charles Hawtrey and Donald ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, realistic, sex comedy
Plot: ship, heroes, gang, pirate, danger, escapades, ocean, rebelliousness, battle zone, captivity, mistaken identity, military life ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: spain, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do ...
Style: parody, absurd, humorous, witty, satirical ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: righting the wronged, robin hood, farce, thief, prince, folk hero, in the woods, witch, adventure, friends, criminal heroes, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, jerusalem, egypt, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 7K
Yellowbeard (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: For years Yellowbeard had looted the Spanish Main, making men eat their lips and swallow their hearts. Caught and convicted for tax evasion, he's sentenced to 20 years in St. Victim's Prison for the Extremely Naughty. In a scheme to ...
Style: humorous, parody, saga, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, sea, farce, adventure, heroic mission, against the odds, siblings relations, friendship, danger, buddies, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.4
 8K
Cabin Boy (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A foul-mouthed finishing school graduate mistakenly winds up on an ill-fated fishing boat, and faces the wrath of a crew that considers him bad luck.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: adventure, mistaken identity, prank, adventurer, nothing goes right, prostitute, goofy hero, danger, ship, justice, catastrophe, dumb ...
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Romancing the Stone (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her ...
Style: exciting, feel good, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: jungle, unlikely couple, treasure hunt, adventure, escapades, opposites attract, map, gem, danger, stranded, romance, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: colombia, south america, latin america, central america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.1
 14K
Hello, Dolly! (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Matchmaker, Dolly Levi takes a trip to Yonkers, New York to see the "well-known unmarried half-a-millionaire," Horace Vandergelder. While there, she convinces him, his two stock clerks and his niece and her beau to go to New York City.
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: wedding, merchant, couple relations, fall in love, looking for love, urban, city life, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, promotion, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1960s, 60s
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Ice Pirates (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The time is the distant future, where by far the most precious commodity in the galaxy is water. The last surviving water planet was somehow removed to the unreachable centre of the galaxy at the end of the galactic trade wars. The galaxy is ruled ...
Style: parody, futuristic, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: outer space, pirate, time travel, heroes, battles, treasure hunt, space travel, space war, space wars, adventure, destiny, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Zeus and Roxanne (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best-friends with her captive dolphin, Roxanne. She falls in love with Zeus's ...
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, friendship, dolphins, adventure, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, family, odd couple, daring rescue, young heroes, youth ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
 238K
Hook (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The boy who wasn't supposed to grow up—Peter Pan—did just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. But a trip to see Granny Wendy in London, where the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: fairy, childhood, adventure, duel, kidnapping, pirate, good versus evil, rescue, self discovery, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Back to the Beach (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cowabunga! The surfing '60s ride into the new wave as Frankie and Annette star in this hip update of their old-time, good-time beach movies. With special appearances by Bob Denver, Tony Dow, Pee-Wee Herman, Jerry Mathers and other familiar ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: loss of virginity, family, couple relations, looking for sex, eccentric family, love triangle, couples, friends, love and romance, coming of age, lifestyle, young lovers ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, usa, colorado, united states, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Big Top Pee-wee (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Paul Reubens stars as Pee-wee Herman in his second full-length film about a farmer who joins the circus after a storm drops a big tent in his front yard. Pee-wee, along with an outlandish cast of animals and circus performers, puts on the best show ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: circus, small town, farm, adventure, misfit, workplace, love triangle, trapeze, pig, romance, fall in love, family ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
From Justin to Kelly (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A lonely, sexually repressed man. A depressed woman. A summer camp. On this fateful night, they will meet... and their hearts will become one.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sexy, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, beach, lifestyle, best friends, dancing, youth, vacation, music, relationships, teenage love, teenage life, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami, pennsylvania, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the fourth of the highly successful Frankie and Annette beach party movies, a motorcycle gang led by Eric Von Zipper kidnaps singing star Sugar Kane managed by Bullets, who hires sky-diving surfers Steve and Bonnie from Big Drop for a publicity ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: mermaid, romance, rock, love triangle, love and romance, dishonesty, nothing goes right, buddies, young lovers, lifestyle, youth, infidelity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Savage Islands (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Nathaniel Williamsen (O'Keefe) is taken to an island mission with his fiancee Sophie (Seagrove). Their ship, the Rona, is captained by the roguish Bully Hayes (Jones), who also takes a liking to Sophie. When Sophie is kidnapped by slave trader ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, bleak
Plot: pirate, rescue, island, kidnapping, ocean, danger, heroes, against the odds, ocean or sea, gory, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: pacific ocean, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Zorro: The Gay Blade (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: George Hamilton stars in a dueling dual role as twin sons of the legendary Zorro. Soon after the dashing Don Diego Vega inherits his father's famous sword and costume, a broken ankle prevents the masked avenger from fulfilling his heroic ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword fight, heroes, adventure, gender, hidden identity, twins, folk hero, escapades, secret identity, dishonesty, adventurer, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.9
 3K
Hot Pursuit (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Young Danny is following his rich girlfriend's family to the Caribbean. But suddenly he simply must make a chemistry test and cannot go with them. After they have left, he gets a leave from his professor and takes a plane to find them. But he ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: chase, adventure, girlfriend, rescue, nothing goes right, romance, high school, friendship, disorder, youth, boat, pursuit ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Doctor Dolittle (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Get ready for the wildest adventure of a lifetime in the most ambitious production ever brought to film. Earning a 1967 Academy Award nomination for Best Picture, this dazzling fantasy turns both ordinary and exotic animals into talking, dancing and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, stylized ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: island, animals, village, friendship, vegetarian, rainstorm, shell, snail, family, adventure, parrot, show tunes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1840s, 1930s
Place: england, africa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, chase, rescue, adventure, mad scientist, alien invasion, superhero, experiment gone awry, danger, imaginary, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, year 1938, 1930s, future
Place: new jersey, asia, hong kong, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Babes in Toyland (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: All roads lead to magical, merry Toyland as Mary Contrary and Tom Piper prepare for their wedding! But villainous Barnaby wants Mary for himself, so he kidnaps Tom, setting off a series of comic chases, searches, and double-crosses! The "March ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: toys, wedding, village, toy soldier, toy, family, adventure, romance, soldier, danger, youth, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.8
 249K
The Goonies (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young teenager named Mikey Walsh finds an old treasure map in his father's attic. Hoping to save their homes from demolition, Mikey and his friends Data Wang, Chunk Cohen, and Mouth Devereaux run off on a big quest to find the secret stash of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teen comedy
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure map, mischievous children, childhood, cave, treasure, lost treasure, search, friendship, map, pirate ship, pirate ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Man from Snowy River (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jim Craig has lived his first 18 years in the mountains of Australia on his father's farm. The death of his father forces him to go to the low lands to earn enough money to get the farm back on its feet. Kirk Douglas plays two roles as twin ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wild horse, ranch, chase, horse, coming of age, heroes, beautiful scenery, father daughter relationship, horse riding, australian western, river, father son relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Return of the Musketeers (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It's 1649: Mazarin hires the impoverished D'Artagnan to find the other musketeers: Cromwell has overthrown the English king, so Mazarin fears revolt, particularly from the popular Beaufort. Porthos, bored with riches and wanting a title, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, cult film, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musketeer, heroes, adventure, romance, betrayal, intrigue, danger, crimes, rescue, state affairs, adventurer, politics ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 1600s, 70s
Place: france, england, europe, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%